RDC Committee bares IP month activities

October is Indigenous Peoples Month,  and the Cordillera Region, the only IP-dominated region in the country, has a series of activities lined up for this year’s celebration with the theme “IPs’ Empowerment towards Peace, Unity and Development”. NCIP-CAR Director Roland Calde, during the Kapihan on the State of Regional Development held on Sept. 27, 2016,… Read more »

RDC-CAR names top post nominees and confirms new PSRs

The Cordillera Regional Development Council, during its meeting on 09 September 2016, selected its nominees for chair and co-chair for the period 2016-2019.  It is from this list that President Rodrigo Duterte shall select and appoint the region’s RDC Chair and Co-Chair. From the government sector,  nominated were the region’s six governors, namely:  Governor Maria… Read more »

ICC Technical Board approves CHARMP2 Scale-Up Project for CAR

The proposed PhP 601 Million Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resources Management Project2 (CHARMP2) Scale-Up Project of the Department of Agriculture- Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CA) finally hurdled the Investment Coordinating Committee- Technical Board (ICC TB) after two presentations last August 19 and September 1, 2016. As such, it is now ready for presentation to the ICC Cabinet… Read more »

Cordillera joins the celebration of World IP Day

The heavy downpour of rain did not dampen the spirit of the Cordillerans to celebrate the World Indigenous People’s Day on August 9, 2016 at the City of Baguio. The activity, which is part of the global commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (IPs) pronounced by the General Assembly of the… Read more »

RDC prioritizes municipality-based grassroots IEC

To fully implement the project on grassroots or barangay IEC on autonomy, the Cordillera Regional Development Council (CAR RDC) conducted a second meeting with the region’s municipal officials on July 26, 2016 at the Citylight Hotel, Baguio City. The meeting aimed to establish and strengthen the RDC’s partnership in the implementation of grassroots or barangay… Read more »

NEDA-CAR celebrates Development Policy Research Month

September is Development Policy Research Month (DPRM), and  NEDA-CAR, recognizing the need to raise public awareness on the importance of policy research in nation-building and the promotion of broad-based literacy of development issues confronting the country, has lined-up a series of activities to celebrate it. Guided by the theme “Investing in Risk Reduction for a… Read more »

NEDA-CAR eyes transition to ISO 9001:2015

After being ISO-certified under the 9001:2008 standards for the past two years, NEDA-CAR begins its journey towards being ISO 9001:2015-certified. To help ensure a smooth transition, a training was conducted on August 18, 2016 at the RDC Hall, NEDA-CAR, Baguio City to apprise the NRO staff of the highlights of the newer version and the… Read more »